The primary reason buyers purchased a home in 2017 was the desire to own a home of their own — 30% of homebuyers claimed that as their number one reason.
Here’s who bought homes, nationwide last year.
- 8% Unmarried couples.
- 7% Single Males.
- 18% Single Females
- 65% Married Couples
First time home buyers made up 34% of all home buyers in 2017.
The Typical Buyer was 45 years old, Veterans were 18% and Active Duty Service Members were 3% of homebuyers.
Source: National Association Of Realtors 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers
Shelter from the Storms: Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter open through March 1
Thanks for reading our post on Home Buyers! On another matter, the Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter is open during the current bad weather season, on nights with a forecast of 40 degrees or below and/or 40 percent chance of rain until March 1. During the 2015-2016 winter, the last season with available records, the BWS was open a total of 33 nights. It served a total of 1,941 guests — 1,423 men and 518 women.
To find out if the shelter is open each night, call the BWS Hotline at (888) 915-8111. For all other questions, call(626) 797- 2402.